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Title: Clive McCay papers,
Creator: Clive Maine, McCay 1898-1967.
Inclusive dates: 1920-1967.
52.1 cubic ft.
Notes, reprints, reports, clippings, photographs, examinations, handouts, slides, printed materials, and correspondence.
Includes notes, reprints, reports, clippings, photographs, and correspondence documenting McCay's research concerning the effects of nutrition on the aging process, dietary habits of naval personnel and the development of nutritionally-sound rations during World War II, canine nutrition, fluoride and its use in water treatment, parabiosis, and the development of a high-protein, low-carbohydrate bread ("Cornell Bread"). Also included are materials from his course on the History of Nutrition; printed reports from a U.S. Army research project on the effects of radiation on food; articles on medicine, nutrition, and animal science; slides used to illustrate lectures on nutrition and parabiosis; and an annotated bibliography of articles pertaining to the History of Nutrition. Also, letters and notes about the naming and designation of the McCay Reading Room in Mann Library.

Call number: 21-14-1087
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library